[Dovecot] Speed and memory probs writing large Maildir

Andrew Basterfield bob at cemetery.homeunix.org
Wed May 28 10:31:02 EEST 2003

On Wed, 28 May 2003 15:18:22 +1000,
Robin Whittle <rw at firstpr.com.au> wrote:

> My only problem is when writing mailboxes with large numbers of
> messages.  I use Mailir - the same arrangement as Courier IMAP.  (I
> also find that Netscape 4.77 can't use mailboxes which are subfolders
> of others, but that is probably a Netscape config problem.)

> When writing 2000 x 1k messages, it is totally different.  Here are
> some times for writing from a Netscape 4.77 local mailbox to Dovecot
> and to Courier IMAP.

I had problems with big (2000+ messages) folders on OpenBSD. I updated
to and it is fine.


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